PBT Group Careers

Be part of our team of Data Specialists and embark on a career of the future!

Job Title
Data Scientist
Employment Type
Contract
Experience
4 to 10 years
Salary
Negotiable
Job Published
22 May 2024
Job Reference No.
1797492190

Job Description

Are you an experienced and inquisitive individual with a passion for data? Join our team as a Data Scientist and be a key player in shaping our data-driven future.

Responsibilities:

  • Data Integrity: Leverage your expertise to process, cleanse, and ensure the integrity of data used for analysis.
  • Algorithm Development: Develop algorithms and create predictive models to enhance our product offerings.
  • Machine Learning Techniques: Utilise machine learning techniques to improve data quality and generate reports with actionable insights.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with the team to present findings and recommendations effectively.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience: 4+ years of working experience in Data Science.
  • Education: Degree in quantitative fields like Mathematics, Statistics, Operational Research, Economics, or equivalent industry training and experience.
  • Strategy Development: Experience in strategy development and implementation using advanced data analytics.
  • Outsourced Environment: Experience working in an outsourced environment and effectively implementing solutions using both internal and external resources.
  • Analytical Experience: At least 4 years of analytical experience on a consumer portfolio dataset (retail, banking, telecoms, etc.).
  • Team Collaboration: Worked with diverse teams to ensure effective implementation of projects.
  • Programming Skills: Proficiency (intermediate or advanced level) in Python or equivalent analytical & statistical programming languages.
  • Statistical Concepts: Understanding of key statistical concepts used in model development, evaluation, and hypothesis testing.
  • Data Processing Tools: Exposure to data processing tools like Spark or Hadoop for working with large-scale datasets (Exposure to cloud platforms like AWS advantageous).
  • Microsoft Office: Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), ideally using macros.
  • Machine Learning Knowledge: Outstanding knowledge of machine learning techniques and algorithms, including clustering methods, neural networks, and boosting algorithms.

If you're ready to take your data science career to the next level and be part of a dynamic team, apply now and embark on an exciting journey with us.

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